15
AUG
2011

One down, an unknown amount to go

Revision #1 is done! I finished late Friday night and let me tell you, they should bottle up how I was feeling and sell it in bulk. Holy crap, did I feel amazing. It was relief and pride and awesomeness and sheer joy all rolled into one. I pretty much felt like this: And...
07
JUL
2011

The Revision Cave is my new home

The Fourth has come and gone. I had a fabulous holiday weekend up in the Adirondacks with the Engineer and some of my family. It consisted mostly of sun and reading and swimming off the boat. There was also beer and grilling and sparklers, in typical Independence Day fashion. It...
10
JUN
2011

The contract

So it came. I read through it – I surprisingly understood most of the fancy legal lingo – and then called Sara to walk me through the few clauses I needed clarification on. Two people have to sign this document: the president of HarperCollins and yours truly. Let me just say that...
02
MAY
2011

Foreign Sales!

Nearly a day to the month since my book sold, the good news keeps rolling in. This was announced on Publishers Marketplace today: Rights to Erin Bowman’s THE LAICOS PROJECT, to Carsten Polzin at Piper in Germany, in a three-book deal, in a pre-empt, by Friederike Biese...
10
APR
2011

Thank you!!! (and, let’s celebrate)

I wanted to give a big thank you to everyone who has taken to the time to congratulate me on my book deal these last few days. From emails and blog comments to twitter messages and RTs, you guys have been amazing. I have been so touched by how genuinely thrilled and excited...
06
APR
2011

Amazing News!

I will attempt to refrain from using an excess of exclamation marks in this post, but I’m fairly certain it will be impossible. I have a book deal!!! The deal was announced on Publishers Marketplace late last night, and it read something (well, exactly) like this: Erin...